Lin Dan won All England Badminton title

Mar 14, 2016 08:54 IST

Lin DanChina’s Lin Dan on 13 March 2016 earned his sixth All England badminton title. In the summit clash in Birmingham, Dan defeated compatriot Tian Houwei 21-9, 21-10.

Dan, also a five times world champion and double Olympic champion, secured his sixth championship 12 years after his first and four years after his last.

Lin, nicknamed Super Dan by his fans, added the title to his collection of wins in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012.

In the women's final later, Nozomi Okuhara of Japan defeated two-time champion Wang Shixian of China 21-11, 16-21, 21-19.

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